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PARKING PARTNERS

Clyde Petersen

In the early months of 2018, audiences gathered for this intimate story of adolescence and queer identity unfolding through stop-motion animation and a live soundtrack. Torrey Pines is a show we keep coming back to — its ability to be so specific in its narrative yet relatable to all of our own experiences of growing up is a gift for all viewers. Audiences were delighted by the experience and the show’s merch can be spotted…

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Puppeteers from Manual Cinema operating overhead projectors

Note: we’re currently recirculating some of our best pieces from our blog and from HowlRound’s archives. These stories either reflect our values as an organization or speak to a production in our Together Apart series. Some references in this piece will indicate that this entry is from a prior season. This note aims to resolve any confusion that arises because of that fact. [4/29/20] The Guardian noticed it in 2008: “Recently, I’ve seen a lot…

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A banner image from Torrey Pines of a cut out grandmother and granddaughter in a yellow convertible with the Together Apart logo

Thank you for joining us for the Together Apart series! Now is your opportunity to watch Torrey Pines, the resplendent stop-motion animated feature that fascinated audiences during its 2018 presentation at ArtsEmerson. In his debut feature, award-winning filmmaker Clyde Petersen mines his adolescent years to tell a meditative coming-of-age story of a twelve year old girl taken on a cross-country roadtrip by her schizophrenic mother, without the father’s knowledge.  UPDATE: MAY 11, 2020 The streaming…

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Thank you for joining us for Torrey Pines. We are thrilled to present this production as part of series of offerings that reimagine the relationship between theatre, film, and music. Read more about that here. We want to hear your thoughts in the comments! Let us know what stood out to you or moments that particularly resonated with memories of your own childhood. FYI – We’ve recently adopted a new comments policy which you can see…

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Torrey Pines tells a trans-queer-punk, coming-of-age story, rich with ‘90s pop-culture references—everything from Star Trek to Nintendo—via a stop-motion animated film with a live band creating the soundtrack.  In honor of the show’s Boston appearance, we made our own stop-motion animation film about 90’s nostalgia. Enjoy! Comment below with what YOU remember about the 90’s!   — “View this gem the way it was meant to be seen – larger than life and accompanied by…

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